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. oops. last year florida's new republican governor, governor rick scott, decided he was not going to make that mistake again. rather than expand opportunities for voting the way florida's two previous republican governors had done, the new one, republican governor rick scott, decided he would cut the days for early voting almost in half in order to make voting harder. look. at least that's how it works. tah-dah! long, long, long lines for early voting in polling places across florida. except this year it's long lines with no relief in sight. we have been getting pictures like this from voters who live in florida emp since early voting started in the state. this is how democracy works in florida this year. look at this. get in line. wait and wait. wait an hour. wait four hours. wait five hours. more. yesterday florida democrats and the nonpartisan group the league of women voters asked the republican governor rick scott to do something about the long lines. they asked him to add a day of voting, to open the polls on the last sunday before the election when many african-americans us
and we will be asking why governor rick scott in florida is refusing to extend hours as his predecessors have done. but we start with tonight's lead. the closer. just four days to go and president obama is sprinting to the finish line with a passionate pitch to ohio voters and he's doing so by dismantling governor romney's rationale in this race one line of the obama argument, i am the guy you know. >> after four years as president, you know me. you may not agree with every decision i've made, you may be frustrated sometimes at the pace of change, but you know that i say what i mean and i mean what i say. you know what i believe. you know where i stand. you know i tell the truth. and you know i fight for working families every single day as hard as i know how. >> we know what this president believes. but governor romney -- >> with these guys, it all depends on who you're talking to, where you are, what time of day it is, what state you're in, what the polls say. how the weather is. it always, always depends, everything depends. i never met more two guys who everything depends more on. i
, i must say. and i always enjoy being on a panel with scott and rick. havethink we're going to an interesting discussion. i want to take on just about everything that was said so let me get started. i have ten minutes to do this. title 1, title 1 of dodd-frank. right now, as you heard, it december ignates 36 bank holding companies as liable to create instability in the u.s. economy if they fail. in addition, it goes on to permit the financial stability oversight council to designate an unknown number of additional non-bank institutions that could create instability in the u.s. economy if they fail. now what does it mean when congress gives this authority to the f.s.o.c. or december ignates this notion in the statute? what it says is these institutions are too big to fail. so not only are we worried about the problem of too big to fail but we've made the problem worse by embedding it in the statute for these banking ins institutions and perpting them to designate certain institutions and we understand from them reading the newspapers they have four institutions in mind that a
. [applause] >> good morning. i too am here and happy to be here with scott and rick and jerry. no one else. [laughter] i too want to thank, you know, george washington law and art, others who have done this. it is a terrific program. it is good they do it every year. and i thank them for inviting me and i hope after my remarks i can get invited again. i'm in charge of better markets which is a nonprofit organization that promotes the public interest in the financial markets. you want to talk about a lonely job, join us. to insure i dei have so the compliment frequently sent my way as the manual street loves to hate, i thought i would take, make a few comments on some overarching issues often unspoken. a lot to say. not much time. i'm from boston, i talk fast. if you're thinking of sleeping at this time you want to leave now. very quickly, two quick things on what peter had to say. many my remarks will address them. to say i disagree undo the line would be an understatement. first it ignores the entire fact there was implicit guaranty prior to the crisis all the too-big-to-fail banks would
panel, i must say, and i always enjoy being on a panel with scott and with rick so it's -- i think we're going to have an interesting discussion. [laughter] i want to take on just about everything that was said so let me get started. i have 10 minutes to do this. title i. tide l i of dodd-frank. right now, as you heard, it designates, in effect, the statute designates 36 bank holding companies as libel to create instability in the u.s. economy if they fail. in addition, it goes on to permit the financial state of the oversight council to designate an unknown number of additional notary public-bank institution -- non-bank institutions that could create instability in the u.s. economy if they fail. what does it mean when congress gives this authority to the fsoc or designates these -- this notion in the statute? what it says is these institutions are too big to fail so not only are we worried about the problem of too big to fail, but we have now made the problem worse by actually embedding it in the statute for the banking institutions and permitting the fsoc to designate certain instit
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